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Exhibition

Kongkee: Warring States Cyberpunk

NOW ON VIEW
Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang Pavilion

Explore an immersive animated futurist fantasy — part comic book, part motion picture — making its dazzling North American debut.

Kongkee, an award-winning animation director and visual artist, takes you back to the future in an odyssey 2,000 years in the making.

Explore an immersive animated futurist fantasy — part comic book, part motion picture — making its dazzling North American debut. Kongkee’s Warring States Cyberpunk traces the legendary Chinese poet Qu Yuan’s soul on a journey from the ancient Chu Kingdom to an imagined 21st century Asia of cyborgs, electro rock, and surprising romantic reunions.

Kongkee: Warring States Cyberpunk is on view through Jan. 23, 2023.

 

“Multidimensional… provokes hope, urgency and reflection.” — KQED

“An exciting celebration!” —Datebook SF

Take a break during your visit and try the special seasonal drink inspired by Kongkee: Warring States Cyberpunk — the Cyber Citrus Fizz, available at our cafe for a limited time!

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Kongkee, aka Kong Khong-chang (b. 1977), is an animation director and visual artist based in London. Penguin Lab studio, which Kongkee co-founded in 2008, created the comic book “Travel to Hong Kong with Blur” for the Britpop band Blur’s 2015 Hong Kong-themed album “The Magic Whip.” In 2012, his graphic novel “Detournements: La littérature de Hong Kong en bande dessinée” (co-authored with Chihoi) was published in French in Europe. His original animated short “Dragon’s Delusion: Preface” was awarded the 22nd DigiCon6 Asia Grand Prize by Japan TBS in 2020. In 2022, he was commissioned by M+ Museum in Hong Kong to create the interactive video installation Flower In The Mirror.

Kongkee: Warring States Cyberpunk (0:31 min.)

Image: The Singer, 2018, by Kongkee (Kong Khong-chang 江記; b. 1977, active Hong Kong and London). Artwork and image courtesy of the artist and Penguin Lab. Copyright © 2018 the artists.

Organizers & Sponsors

Kongkee: Warring States Cyberpunk is organized by the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. Presentation is made possible with the generous support of Barbara Bass Bakar, Cecilia Cze, HSBC Bank USA, Lore Harp McGovern, and Diane B. Wilsey, and an anonymous donor.    

Sustained support is generously provided by the following endowed funds: Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang Endowment Fund for Exhibitions, Kao/Williams Contemporary Art Exhibitions Fund, and James M. Gerstley Fund for International Exhibitions.